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Mumps Information

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. Mumps symptoms include puffy cheeks, swollen jaws, fever, headache, muscle pain, tiredness, and loss of appetite. You can protect yourself and your family against mumps with vaccinations.

Outbreak at The University of Alabama (UA), Tuscaloosa, AL

Mumps Cases and Outbreaks

From January 1 to January 28, 2017, 27 states in the U.S. reported mumps infections in 495 people to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

CDC Resources


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